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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Barry Hinckley


When IPO Means Initial Philanthropic Offering

Boston’s innovation economy gives back in many ways. Find out how one startup gives nonprofits a chance to participate in—and benefit from—wealth creation. A new twist on Pledge 1% Boston.

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Equality and Equity: Advancing the LGBT Community in Massachusetts

This report from Boston Indicators and The Fenway Institute finds that young Massachusetts residents are much more likely to self-identify as LGBT than in previous generations, but they still feel many of the social pressures and discrimination of the past. The report also finds Massachusetts’ LGBT community is diverse, disproportionately young, and second in the nation when measured as a percentage of the state’s population.

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